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No matter what position or hours you are looking for, we have the perfect role for you. From retail positions to opportunities at our warehouse complex and construction sites, there is room for everyone in the Fareway family. We offer full- and part-time opportunities in our grocery, market, and bakery departments. Retail positions are available in a seven-state region across Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

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construction technician

This position will construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures using hand tools and power tools.

Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using ruler, pencil, chalk.
Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment.
Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob, and level.
Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, and powers saw
Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or drawings to determine dimensions and materials required.
Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props using hand tools, and wood screws, nails, or glue.
Build or repair cabinets, frameworks, floors, and other wooden fixtures.
Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
Remove damaged or defective parts of fixtures and structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.
Maintain records, document actions and present written reports.
Finish surfaces of wood, or wallboard, using paint, and hand tools.
Inspect ceiling or floor tile, wall coverings, and woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.
Work with and/or remove hazardous materials.
Construct forms and for pouring concrete.
Perform minor plumbing, welding and/or concrete mixing work.

Mathematics – Using mathematics to solve problems.
Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems.
Active Listening – Giving full attention to whatever people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions when appropriate.
Judgment and Decision Making – Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision making.
Installation – Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining what kind of maintenance is needed.
Speaking – Talking with others to convey information effectively.
Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Instructing – Teaching other how to do something.
Repairing – Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Troubleshooting – Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Operation and Control – Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Being methodical and safety conscious.
Being courteous and discrete.
Using proper judgment and tact.
Being able to work on own initiative
Understanding technical information and drawings.
Understanding mathematical calculations and other numerical data.
Operating in high places.
Taking measurements and performing calculations.
Being practical and reasonable.
Planning and customer service.
Being able to resolve issues, and learn quickly.

High School Diploma

Preferred, not required

Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as; climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of heavy materials are required.

Must be able to travel overnight and some weekends.
You will be out of town and away from friends and family up to four (4) nights per week. You will spend approximately 80% of your work time out of town.
Weekend Work – Some remodel work will require late Saturday night and Sunday work. Approximately one (1) weekend per month.
Additional Information:

When traveling overnight, hotel rooms will be shared with another crew member.
A per diem is available to cover food expenses when traveling.
Benefits are the same as retail employees.
Carpooling will occur to reduce expenses. Truck or van is required.
You are required to provide your own general construction hand tools.

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At Fareway, we value our employees and firmly believe they’re the reason for our success, now and in the future. Apply today for an opportunity to become a part of the Fareway family. We can’t wait to have you join!
Fareway is excited to announce we have earned a 2022 Best Place for Working Parents® Designation!

Fareway is a family-owned business, and a top 10 employer in Iowa, with over 12,000 employees in a seven-state region. At Fareway, we offer a wide range of benefits including competitive pay, Sundays off, flexible scheduling, and so much more! To view a full list of the benefits offered, please visit our Benefits page. We highly value our hardworking employees and offer a variety of opportunities for career growth from our retail- and corporate-based internships to our management training program.